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Chief of Staff
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1065
Fax:     (239) 590-1066
Email:  apacheco@fgcu.edu

 

 

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This Week @ FGCU
2/10/2006

Office of Community Relations & Marketing
Phone: (239) 590-1086 Email: communityrelations@fgcu.edu

Please contact the Office of Community Relations & Marketing if your event does not appear on the list.


Monday, February 20, 2006 through Sunday, February 26, 2006


Continuing through February 26

FGCU Theatre Opens "Savage/Night"
Presented by FGCU Arts Complex
Time: Thursday - Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.
Location: FGCU Arts Complex Black Box Theater
Admission: $5 Students, $10 General Admission
Contact: Barry Cavin at (239) 590-7183 or bcavin@fgcu.edu

Saturday, February 18
2006 CHICO's Edison Festival of Light Parade
Presented by Sam Galloway Ford
Live coverage starts at 7 PM - FGCU President William Merwin will deliver greeting
WGCU-TV is the official broadcast partner for the 2006 CHICO's Edison Festival of Light Parade. Celebrating its 68th year, the 2006 CHICO's Edison Festival of Light Parade, presented by Sam Galloway Ford, is one of the nation's largest night-time parades and a Southwest Florida tradition. An extravaganza of marching bands, floats, dance teams, drill teams, special units and much, much more, the parade is expected to draw 200,000 people to downtown Fort Myers this year. WGCU Public Media's Amy Tardif and Russell Lewis host this year's festivities, while Mitch Haley and Kathleen Moye provide on-the-street interviews with parade participants, distinguished guests, and attendees.
WGCU-TV presents local audiences with several opportunities to enjoy the Grand Parade festivities: Broadcast Schedule (120 minutes approximate)
Live Event: Saturday, February 18 at 7 PM
Rebroadcast: Sunday, February 19 at 5 PM

Tuesday, February 21

Lutgert College of Business Open House to Market its Graduate Programs
Presented by FGCU Lutgert College of Business
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: FGCU Sugden Welcome Center
Call (239) 590-7302 for information

Eat, Drink, and File FAFSA
Presented by FGCU Financial Aid
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Student Plaza
Priority Deadline to Fill Out FAFSA is March 15

Chinese Brush Artist Exhibit and Artist Reception
FGCU International Club & FGCU International Services with special assistance from FGCU Visual & Performing Arts Department
Time: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location: FGCU Arts Complex
For information or to request accommodations please contact (239) 590-7925

How to Conduct Business with the City of Cape Coral
Presented by FGCU Small Business Development Center
Time: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location: 1020 Cultural Park Blvd. SSS Unit 3, Cape Coral
Cost: $30
Contact: Online registration seminar descriptions available at http://cli.fgcu.edu/sbdc

Thursday, February 23

Chinese Brush Artist Exhibit - Lecture and Class Demonstration
FGCU International Club & FGCU International Services with special assistance from FGCU Visual & Performing Arts Department
Time: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location: FGCU Arts Complex / Painting Studio
For information or to request accommodations please contact (239) 590-7925
          
How to Qualify for a Loan - Reviewing Your Credit Score (Spanish)
Presented by FGCU Small Business Development Center
Time: 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location: CLI Technology Lab, 12751 Westlinks Dr. Unit 8, Fort Myers
Cost: $30
Contact: Online registration seminar descriptions available at http://cli.fgcu.edu/sbdc

Men's and Women's Tennis - Lynn
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: FGCU Tennis Complex
Contact: Jim Herlihy at (239) 590-7075 or jherlihy@fgcu.edu

Friday, February 24

"Staying Positive No Matter What" Workshop
Presented by FGCU Florida Institute of Government
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: Student Union 214
Contact: Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or jhartke@fgcu.edu

Women's Basketball - Johnson & Wales (National Independent Tournament 1st Round)
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: 5:15 p.m.
Location: Alico Arena
Contact: Jim Herlihy at (239) 590-7075 or jherlihy@fgcu.edu

Men's Basketball - Morehouse
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Alico Arena
Contact: Jim Herlihy at (239) 590-7075 or jherlihy@fgcu.edu

Hockey Game - St. Clair College (Windsor, Ontario, Canada)
Presented by FGCU Hockey Club
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Location: Germain Arena
Contact: Kate Wyatt at (239) 940-9162

Friday, February 24 - 26

Women's Softball - FGCU Invitational Tournament
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: TBA
Location: FGCU Softball Complex
Contact: Jim Herlihy at (239) 590-7075 or jherlihy@fgcu.edu

Saturday, February 25

"Dementia Behavior Specialist" Conference
Presented by FGCU Center for Positive Aging
Time: 7:30 a.m. (eight-hour training course)
Location: Academic III, Room 110
Cost: $125 for first participant of an organization, $40 for each participant sharing a manual. Extra manuals $100
Contact: Linda Buettner at (941) 883-2425 or visit the Center for Positive Aging web site at www.fgcu.edu/cfpa
* Conference scheduled for February 28 in Port Charlotte is cancelled *

Eagle EXPO Spring Open House
Presented by FGCU Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Time: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: FGCU Campus
Contact: (888) 889-1095 or ttasler@fgcu.edu to reserve your place as an Eagle Expo Volunteer
- Volunteers needed -

Women's Basketball - National Independent Tournament (Semi finals)
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: TBA
Location: Alico Arena
Contact: Jim Herlihy at (239) 590-7075 or jherlihy@fgcu.edu

Men's Basketball - Albany State
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Alico Arena
Contact: Jim Herlihy at (239) 590-7075 or jherlihy@fgcu.edu

Hockey Game - St. Clair College (Windsor, Ontario, Canada)
Presented by FGCU Hockey Club
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Location: Germain Arena
Contact: Kate Wyatt at (239) 940-9162

Sunday, February 26

Women's Basketball - National Independent Tournament (Championship)
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Alico Arena
Contact: Jim Herlihy at (239) 590-7075 or jherlihy@fgcu.edu




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